Published by Mess.rs Longman, & Co. Paternoster Row, & W. Daniell, 9 Cleveland St. Fitzroy Square, London. July, 1, 1822.
Aquatint with fine original hand colour. 230 x 300mm (9 x 12"). Mint, with large margins, uncut.
A view of Duff House, Banff, a country house set in an open field, with a group of figures harvesting crops in the foreground to the right. Trees line the banks of a river below, with buildings on the hillside to the left and the sea beyond. Duff House, designed by Scottish architect William Adam (1689-1748), and was commissioned by William Duff, Lord Braco, later 1st Earl Fife, as a family home to replace a smaller more modest residence nearby, on the present site of Airlie Gardens in Banff. From William Daniell's 'A Voyage Round Great Britain', a series of 308 aquatints published in eight volumes between 1814-1825, described by R.V. Tooley as 'the most important colour plate book on British Topography'.
Abbey: Scenery, 16; Tooley: Books with Coloured Plates 177.
[Ref: 36157] £220.00